Day 11: A – Z Challenge Kindness is what’s needed. Kindness is a balm. I spent Saturday at a faculty conference in Flagstaff, Arizona. I’ve been to plenty of these conferences over the years; I thought I knew what I might expect from attending. I was wrong. Yesterday I found a community of committed, like-minded, passionate teachers in … More Kindness. Only Kindness Matters.
Sleep is the best meditation.~ Dalai Lama A – Z Challenge – Day 26 (Better late than never) Sleep, sleeplessness Lately, sleep’s been fitful and hard to come by. When I do sleep, I awaken every couple of hours, troubled by watery dreams I find myself stewing in. I dream of rivers and tides, slippery stones, … More Zzzzzzzz
“Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else’s pain is as meaningful as your own.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver Turning from Me to We We live in a culture that has typically not had a lot of use for … More Empathy: Open Your Heart